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Manager Human Resources

Mercer Island, Washington, 98040, United States
May 19, 2017

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**** **** *** ** • Mercer Island, WA *8040 • Telephone: (206) ***-**** •


Leading strategic HR programs to realize bottom line results and enhance employee engagement in the pursuit of business objectives.

Performance-driven professional with over 20 years of combined expertise in Human Resources management. Strategy designer in the development of innovative HR initiatives to streamline processes and capitalize on organizational growth opportunities. A creative thinker, problem solver and decision maker who effectively balances the needs of employees with the needs of the business. Strong communication, interpersonal relationships, mentoring, negotiation and organizational skills.


Samsung Electronics, Senior HR Manager – Bellevue, WA Feb 2015 - Present

Samsung Electronics is the world's largest information technology company and manufacturer of smartphones, tablets and accessories fueled by the popularity of the Samsung Galaxy S devices. The Bellevue, WA regional headquarters provides Digital/e-Commerce, Sales, Marketing and Product Management support to several national telecommunications carriers, including AT&T and T-Mobile, as well as state-of-art mobile network, software and systems engineering laboratories.

HRBP to the Chief Digital Officer, built a Global e-Commerce team in U.S. and India, creating world class customer experience in fulfillment and post-sales service, on track to increase revenues 4X in 2016.

Develop and implemented the 2015-16 Samsung People Strategy for SEA.

Completed 36B mega merger between Samsung Electronics and Samsung Telecommunications.

Used diagnostics skills, business acumen and customer relations to identify, articulate and deliver value proposition at the senior executive level.

Partner with, consult with and influence the business area on HR needs to enable delivery of business targets, and inspiring the employee population on the business and HR agenda.

Coordinate capability development, workforce planning, succession planning and leadership development.

Drive the people elements of transformation and change - specifically around the evolution of SEA.

Consult with the CoEs to meet the particular needs of the business area and act as an effective steward of the HR Operating Model.

Lead culture and change management and support the transformation across the company to become in line with one Samsung.

Serving leadership roles in different business areas, markets, functions with international context.

Responsible for planning, coordinating, executing, and evaluating projects/programs.

Delivered standardized core HR services through end-to-end framework

BP, Senior HR Advisor – Anchorage, AK Jan 2007 – Jan 2015

Part of the Upstream business segment for BP who is ranked globally as the third largest oil company. BP is a highly complex, matrix decision-making organization, that has over 2300 employees in Alaska and is the second largest resource base for BP worldwide.

Provided client-aligned, strategic HR leadership to the Global Wells, Global Operations, Resource Development Sciences, Reservoir/Petroleum Engineering, and Purchasing/Supply Chain teams in the Alaska Region.

With a deep understanding of the business, leveraged strong business relationships in order to assist in driving sustainable results, including several major re-organizations resulting in a safer more reliable company.

Recognized as a key member of the HR Leadership Team; primary responsibilities include developing others, managing change, implementing and integrating people strategies, programs and guidelines in support of organizational objectives.

Designed and implemented global discipline capability practices in Alaska for world-class leaders, engineering and scientific disciplines working in a faced-paced and competitive environment.

Led regional integration teams to implement a new Talent & Performance Management system (SuccessFactors).

Provided leadership for all ethical and employment law matters, including confidential internal investigations.

Implemented a global recruitment management system (Konexa) to streamline hiring, and automate approval, posting and candidate processes.

Led the HR data system conversion and integration in the Alaska region from PeopleSoft to SAP HR.

Coordinated substantial divestment activities in Alaska, including establishing HR databases, crafting employee Q&A’s, resolving people related due diligence work, creating presentation materials, and preparing employee communications timelines.

Executed climate surveys and led work teams targeted at closing gaps between employees and leadership.

Led integration of a new company code of conduct that established global ethical standards, linked to a common set of values and behaviors, to help people guide their actions.

BOART LONGYEAR, HR Director – Salt Lake City, UT 2003 – 2007

Boart Longyear is a global provider of drilling technologies, services and products to the mining, geotechnical, environmental, construction and oil/gas industries. The Company has over 2000 employees in the U.S (8000 employees worldwide), including global corporate functions, engineering center of technological excellence, manufacturing, sales and marketing, and over 15 retail stores.

Led a large U.S. HR team aligned for strategic delivery and oversight of technology development, programs and services for 2000 U.S. employees.

Assisted the Executive VP of HR with global HR matters and activities in Canada, South Africa, China and Australia.

Provided strategic HR oversight during significant private equity investment and related IPO activities, including establishing HR databases, employee Q&A’s, reward due diligence work, presentation materials, and employee communication timelines.

Coordinated the due diligence process and HR systems integration for over 5 major acquisitions in the U.S.

Implemented web-based performance management system and tools for a more simplified and efficient appraisal and ranking process, integrated with annual incentive programs.

Established a performance management culture by facilitating high-level annual planning meetings with key leadership teams to establish trust, create goal alignment and achieve high performing work teams.

PFIZER/MONSANTO, Senior HR Manager – Iowa & North Carolina 1999 – 2003

CHEVRON/UNOCAL, HR Generalist - Anchorage, AK 1997 - 1999

CHUGACH ALASKA CORPORATION, HR Manager – Anchorage, AK 1994 - 1997


Masters of Business Administration (MBA) University of Alaska

Bachelors of Business Administration (BBA, HRM) University of New Mexico

Excellent References Available Upon Request

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